Programme

Date: 7 May 2018
Venue: the Phoenix Seagaia Resort
Location: Miyazaki, Japan

9:00 – 9:15 Introduction
9:15 – 10:00 Keynote: Language, Action, and Perception
Simon Dobnik (University of Gothenburg)

10:00 – 10:10 Discussion
10:10 – 10:30 Action Hierarchy Extraction and its Application
Aliaksandr Huminski, Hao Zhang
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:20 Human-Robot Dialogue and Collaboration in Search and Navigation
Claire Bonial, Stephanie Lukin, Ashley Foots, Cassidy Henry, Matthew Marge, Kimberly Pollard, Ron Artstein, David Traum, Clare R. Voss
11:20 – 12:30 Poster presentations (see below)
12:30 – 13:00 Road Map Discussion

Posters:
– Laughter and Body Movements as Communicative Actions in Encounters
Kristiina Jokinen, Trung Ngo Trong

– Learning Actions from Events Using Agent Motions
Nikhil Krishnaswamy, Tuan Do, and James Pustejovsky

– Action Identification and Local Equivalence of Action Verbs: the Annotation Framework of the IMAGACT Ontology
Massimo Moneglia, Alessandro Panunzi, Lorenzo Gregori

– Action Categorisation in Multimodal Instructions
Ielka van der Sluis, Renate Vergeer, Gisela Redeker

– VANNOTATOR: a Gesture-driven Annotation Framework for Linguistic and Multimodal Annotation
Christian Spiekermann, Giuseppe Abrami, Alexander Mehler